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  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes for Bold Initiative to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    As a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Congresswoman Susan Davis voted to send the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3) to the full House. “My constituents share their stories with me every single day about the high prices they pay for their prescription drugs,” said Rep. Davis. “Empowering the federal government to negotiate lower drug prices is essential in saving money for the American people. We should not have drug companies making prices so high that even with gover... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes to Protect U.S. Elections from Foreign Attacks
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    With the intelligence community in agreement that foreign adversaries continue to target U.S. elections, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA_53) voted for legislation that would strengthen protections to stop foreign attacks. The bipartisan SHIELD Act was approved by the House Administration Committee, sending it to the full House. A key provision of the bill is a requirement for campaigns to report illicit offers of campaign assistance from foreign governments and their agents. “Reporting offers of c... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Support of Impeachment Inquiry
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Rep. Susan Davis released the following statement on her announcement to support impeachment inquiry. “President Trump’s actions surrounding Ukraine epitomize his disregard for checks and balances as well as normal practices and protocols. It adds to a growing list of illegal acts and abuse of power showing that this President does not have either the capacity or the interest to follow the rule of law. “It is time to open an impeachment inquiry. To not move forward would make Congress complicit ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Restore Consumer and Worker Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) voted to restore the rights of consumers and workers by prohibiting the enforcement of mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration (“forced arbitration”) provisions in contracts involving consumers, employment, antitrust, and civil rights disputes. The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act restores access to the courts for millions of American consumers and employees who are currently locked out by forced arbitration. “Forced arbitration is a rigged system that ... Read more

  • Chairwoman Susan Davis Holds Hearing on Trump Administration's Failed Implementation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    In response to high levels of student borrowers being rejected under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) held a hearing in her Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee on the Trump Administration’s failed implementation of PSLF. Davis chaired the hearing to provide to look into why the Trump Administration has failed to implement recommendations to improve the program and seek solutions to help borrowers. “The Executive Branch’s imp... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Block Oil and Gas Drilling off Coast and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy

    WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) voted to protect our coasts and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) from oil and gas drilling. Continuing her longtime opposition to oil drilling, Davis supported three bipartisan bills on the House floor to block the Trump Administration's dangerous policy of opening up America’s coastline and ANWR to drilling. “It is hard to believe that some have already forgotten the lessons learned from the BP oil spill disaster,” said Davis, a member of... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Her Last Term, Will Not Pursue Another Term in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    In a personal letter to her constituents, Congresswoman Susan A. Davis today announced that this is her final term in Congress. “I have struggled to make this very difficult decision. I will not seek another term in Congress. My decision today represents a desire to live and work ‘at home’ in San Diego,“ she wrote. Davis, the Dean of the San Diego Congressional Delegation and only San Diego’s second woman to serve in Congress, was first elected to Congress in 2000. Davis is the second highest-ra... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Urges the Senate Back Into Session to Vote on Legislation to Prevent Gun Violence
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Following three tragic shootings in less than a week - two within 24 hours of each other - that left more than 30 dead, Congresswoman Susan Davis called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call the Senate back into session to vote on gun violence prevention legislation. Davis joined her 213 of her House Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to the Majority Leader demanding that the Senate return to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R 1112, the Enhanced Backgro... Read more

  • San Diego Delegation Announces Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution Bill Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security

    Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) along with Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Mike Levin (CA-49), hosted a press conference to announce the introduction of their Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution bill package. The combined legislation would further support mitigation efforts in the region. “We have an environmental crisis in San Diego. For years, the cross-border flows of wastewater, trash, and sediment coming from the Tijuana River have plagued our region, disrupting the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Military Hunger Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to help low-income military families living with food insecurity. The Military Hunger Prevention Act, introduced with Rep. Don Young (R-AK), would create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “We should be able to meet the basic needs of our military families,” said Da... Read more

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